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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867)

212321  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212321)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to O. fallax. Colour pale yellowish or brown; arms banded. Habitat: under rocks and coral rubble. General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-74 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998). According to A.M. Clark (1984) this species has only been recorded from the Mascarenes and Seychelles, but not East Africa.
Also recorded in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Stöhr, S. (2007). Ophiopeza spinosa (Ljungman, 1867). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212321 on 2017-12-16

Date
action
by
1997-07-18 10:07:00Z
created
2000-09-20 08:24:09Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z
checked

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Catalogue raisonné des Echinodermes recueillis par M.V. de Robillard à l'Ile Maurice. III. Ophiurides et Astrophytides. Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist. nat. Gèneve. 32(3), 1-63, pls 23-25. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachna spinosum Ljungman, 1867) Ljungman, A. (1867). Ophiuroidea viventia huc usque cognita enumerat. Öfversigt af Kgl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 1866. 23(9): 303-336. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella luetkeni de Loriol, 1893) Loriol, P. de. (1893). Echinodermes de la Baie d'Amboine. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 1, 359-426, pls 13-15., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/38483#page/375/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Ely, C.A. 1942. Shallow-water Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea of Hawaii. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin, 176, 1-63. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

source of synonymy Liao, Yulin. (2004). Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Fauna Sinica. 40, 1-305. pl. I-VI. Science Press: Beijing.
page(s): 341 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza fallax Lütken, 1869 (non Peters, 1851)) Liao, Yulin. (2004). Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Fauna Sinica. 40, 1-305. pl. I-VI. Science Press: Beijing.
page(s): 341 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella dubiosa de Loriol, 1893) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichophis clarki Ely, 1942) Devaney, D. M. (1974). Shallow-water asterozoans of Southeastern Polynesia II. Ophiuroidea. Micronesica. 10(1): 105-204. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachna spinosum Ljungman, 1867) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopezella luetkeni de Loriol, 1893) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiarachna spinosa Ljungman, 1867) Stöhr Sabine (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893)) Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza dubiosa (de Loriol, 1893)) Clark, A. M. (1968). Notes on some tropical indo-pacific ophiotrichids and ophiodermatids (Ophiuroidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology. 16(7): 277-322, 1pl. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype [from synonym] MCZ OPH-6668 [view taxon]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: arm length to 4 cm, disc diameter to 9 mm. Disc completely covered with granules, otherwise similar to O. fallax. Colour pale yellowish or brown; arms banded. Habitat: under rocks and coral rubble. General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii and SE Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-74 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); WIO, Red Sea to W Pacific (Richmond, 1998). According to A.M. Clark (1984) this species has only been recorded from the Mascarenes and Seychelles, but not East Africa.
Also recorded in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Foa Is., Tonga (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 


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